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January 23rd, 2015

VIDEO OF THE DAY: 2015 'Bad Lip Readings' video spoofs NFL football stars

January 23, 2015

The latest 'Bad Lip Readings' video skewers many of the NFL's biggest stars with some unforgettable lines.

'Bob' Attracts 1,000 Visitors to BC Museum

January 23, 2015

A 30-second advertisement encouraging viewers to come meet Bob the triceratops, currently on display at the Barnes County Museum, shown before "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," in Fargo movie theaters brought close to 1,000 visitors to the museum during its run from Dec. 19 to Jan. 4.

Read the full story in Friday's Times-Record.

VC Approves Moving Forward with Financial Program

January 23, 2015

The Valley City Commission approved moving forward with a contract for a financial transparency computer program, pending contract review of the contract, in a 3-2 vote.

The web-based program, created by, can be used to access, analyze and share financial data from all of the city's departments.

More in Friday's Times-Record.

Inductees Picked for Hall of Fame

January 23, 2015

John Bollingberg of Bremen, N.D., and Ronald Offutt of Fargo, have been selected for induction into the North Dakota Agricultural Hall of Fame for 2015, said Angie Curtis, NDWS event coordinator. More in Friday's issue of the Times-Record

January 22nd

2nd Annual Adult Prom Set for Feb. 13

January 22, 2015

What better way to spend Valentine's Day weekend than getting dressed up and dancing with your honey or a group of friends? An adult prom will be held at the Valley City Eagles Club Friday, Feb. 13 — complete with a live band, grand march and professional photos.

The Eagles is also accepting dinner reservations in the dining room. Call (701) 845-2192 for reservations.

Country band Boomtown starts at 8:30 p.m., and the grand march will be at 9:30 p.m. Members of the band will judge the best dressed couple. Eagles Manager Rich Hass said the theme this year is "Love Is in the Air."

City Approves $500,000 for Wellness Center

January 22, 2015

The Valley City Commission approved allowing the Valley Development Corporation to apply $500,000 in city development corp. funds for construction of the Valley City Health, Wellness and Physical Education Center in a 4-1 vote during a special meeting Wednesday. Mayor Bob Werkhoven voted no.

More in Thursday's Times-Record.

VC-BC Library Hours Extended

January 22, 2015

Starting Tuesday, the Valley City-Barnes County Public Library added evening and weekend hours, said library director Steve Hammel. More in Thursday';s issue of the Times-Record.

January 21st

BC Rejects Request to Help Fund Wellness Center

January 21, 2015

Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County commissioners voted 4-1 to reject a request by the Valley City-Barnes County Development Corp. to use $250,000 in tax receipts earmarked for development for the proposed Valley City Wellness Center. More in Wednesday’s issue of the Times-Record.

VCHS Student Gets $40K Scholarship to Minneapolis Art, Design College

January 21, 2015

Drew Brix was one of two students recognized for their achievements at the Valley City Public School Board regular meeting Monday.

Brix, an art student, received a $40,000 scholarship at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

VCHS Student Performs on Grand Ole Opry Stage

January 21, 2015

Sarah Schauer was one of two students recognized for her achievements at the Valley City Public School Board regular meeting Monday.

Schauer, a choral student, recently auditioned in Nashville for the National Association for Music Educators choir. There she got to sing on the Grand Ole Opry Stage.

More in Wednesday's Times-Record.

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